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because of the humidity. here is a look at our current temperatures now. we have 06-degree at baltimore this hour. we've got 60 -- we have 60 degrees at baltimore this hour. we've got 60 at dulles. 59degrees at dulles. that 60 is at baltimore. i just can't see that very well. >> it's okay. i can't read it either. >> 50s and 60s as you start your morning, folks. midday, 74 degrees. take a look at the sun. it will an very, very nice day. only thing you have to deal with are the wind. they are going to pick i'm little bit and get a little bit on the gusty side. here are your daytime highs. >> let's check in with julie wright and get the latest on traffic. >> right now on the roads, you will find your lanes are open around the capital beltway with no incidents reported ad you travel southbound along 270 coming in out of frederick working your way south of hyattstown. traffic volume moving at speed with no problems reported headed in towards clarkdzburg. overnight construction in virginia has cleared off 95 in each direction traveling between fredericksburg and stafford. -- no problems repor
airport. 86 at dulles and 85 at bwi thurgood marshall. 72 at d.c. 69 at baltimore. so another hot day. 90degrees is where we're headed. a southerly wind flow from five to 10 miles per hour. we'll have no shortage of sunshine today so looking good. i'll have more details on the full forecast just ahead. back to you. >> thank you. >>> president obama's much anticipated speech at the democratic national convention in north carolina last night and today, both the president and his gop rival mitt romney are campaigning in new hampshire. >> last night, the president accepted his party's nomination. fox's craig boswell reports. >> reporter: president obama officially accepts his nomination for the second term as he lays out his plans for four more years. >> i accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> reporter: with just two months before the election, president obama hopes an energetic convention will give him the momentum his campaign needs. >> i don't believe that rolling back regulations on wall street will help the small business woman expand or the laid off construction
. >>> from the roads over to the rails, we have an alert for amtrak riders headed to baltimore this morning. we have learned from service from washington, d.c., up to baltimore is currently delayed, and this is due to some signal system problems. the good news is repairs are under way. we'll continue to keep you posted. all you have to do is follow @news4 today on twitter. reporting from the live desk, i'm angie goff, back to you. >>> we're also following breaking news in the district. a man in critical condition after prince george's county police officers shot him. they say he opened fire on them first. this is late last night at the d.c.-maryland border. news 4's melissa mollet is live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, aaron. just behind me, we just spoke with officers. they say they're going to keep this road shut down for the next couple of hours at least because they want to wait until daylight to get a better look at the scene. i'm going to step out of the way for you so we can see what's going on here. just a couple of officers here now. the road still blocked off. a coupl
breaking news from baltimore this morning where several media outlets are reporting that former ravens owner art modell has died. he had been hospitalized yesterday at johns hopkins for organ failure. modell purchased the cleveland browns in 1961 and ended up moving the team to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero in charm city, but made him hated back in cleveland. the 87-year-old modell still held a 1% stake in the raifns. he served as -- ravens. he served as president of the nfl in the 1960s, overseeing the first negotiations of contracts with players and he was key in getting monday night football games on tv. >> what a huge name in our area. >> football. >> yeah, football. >>> it is 7:16. gwent is here to talk about this thursday weather. >> hot and sticky, you're going to want to be prepared, pump up the ac today. drink lots of water, that's the key thing in terms of our forecast. let's begin with the fox 5 accuweather radar and we'll show you what's going on because we have some rain that's developed. we're not talking a total washout here, folks, but some of you will c
. >> this weather is making a mess of air travel along the east coast. amtrak along d.c. and baltimore because of storm debris. >> reporter: this storm, a very large storm. we're moving in through late summer and early autumn. that division of the air mass. very cool air mass. we did hit 80 degrees today and ahead of that storm was nuf instability to produce that line. all the way through the i-95 corridor. the good news for us was we did not see the most severe event from this storm. that's what we expected here. we did see about 20,000 people without power and 60 mile anl hour winds and 2-4 inches o f rain. if you didn't see the wind in your area, count yourself lucky. what do we have out there right now? the shower activity and the cold front noi making its way through the area. we are done with the severe weather. we'll see a few more showers as we make our way into the orr night hours and then things clear out very, very nicely by the time the kids are getting on the school bus, temperatures, 51-57 degrees. it will feel a lot cooler, a bit on the breezy side and you may need a jacket. >>
approved this message. >> a baltimore county judge postponed a bail hearing for a teen-ager charged with shooting a fellow student on the first day of class. the attorney for the teen requested the delay, saying the teen has been on suicide watch while being treated at a psychiatric hospital. the attorney said prior to the shooting, the teen said it would be the last day of his life. >> acting out in a terrible fashion in the hopes that somebody other than him would pull the trigger on him and he would per. i think he expected to be killed and desired to be killed. as sad as that is, i think that is the reality of the case. >> the judge granted the delay pending a mental health assessment. he is accused of opening fire in the cafeteria at perry hall high school. one of the bullets hit a boy in the back, and he is expected to be okay. >> a somber tribute is to be held for the prince george's county martell ron. police are still looking for his killer. >> a former prince george's county police officer caught in a wide-ranging corruption investigation was sentenced today. chong kim wil
this morning from baltimore. former ravens owner art modell has died. he passed away early this morning after a brief hospital stay at johns hopkins. modell bought the cleveland browns in 1961 and moved the team to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero in charm city but it made him hated back in cleveland. maryland governor martin o'malley issued a statement that says in part, quote, art brought the game and spirit of football back to baltimore. he helped reinvigorate baltimoreans' sense of pride in their team and their city. art modell was 87 years old. >>> checking headlines now and beginning overseas, two american soldiers died in afghanistan yesterday when their army scout helicopter crashed in the eastern part of the nation. also the afghan defense ministry fired hundreds of afghan soldiers in an investigation into insider attacks against nato trainers following a rash of green on blue killings. afghanistan is reevaluating soldiers to stop the attacks. >>> hurricane isaac's aftermath is posing big problems for fishermen. some waterways are clogged with debris which has blocked the
night's ravens-bengals game in baltimore. this is the first game played since the nfl and referees union reached agreement on a contract. players and fans were furious with the performance during the first three weeks of the season. commissioner goodell apologized to the fans for the lockout. >> we're sorry to bring our fans through that. we're sorry to bring the general public through that. that's, unfortunately, part of labor management disputes. >> the referees union plans to vote today and tomorrow on a labor deal. this will give you a sense of just how controversial those replacement refs were. one las vegas sports book is offering refunds to those who bet on the packers-seahawks game. seahawks won by a bad touchdown call in the final play of the game. >>> a texas man faces extortion charges, admitting to trying to get money from redskins quarterback robert griffin iii. richard hurd contacted one of rg3's agents earlier this year. he said he had information that would damage griffin's reputation and wanted is million in exchange for his silence. police arrested hurd, who played bask
'll have an update in the next half-hour. >>> police in baltimore are looking for the person who killed a researcher at the national institutes of health. somebody shot 51-year-old dr. peter marvit at about 10:30 last night. it was just a few blocks from hi house. according to the baltimore "sun," he was home from practice with a chorus in which he sings at the time. investigators believe robbery might have been the motive. he worked as a contractor for nih and taught at the university of maryland. >>> and 20-year-old kelly he will ellerbe jr. who lives in baltimore has been charged with attempted murder, assault and a weapons charge. he is accused of critically woomding 20-year-old michael campbell. campbell was not a student but he was on campus visiting a relative. police say witnesses were able to identify the suspect. he is also wanted a drug charges. >> to presidential politics. now president obama is in new york for a night of politics and late night tv taping while mitt romney mass moved into damage control mode. a tape was secretly released last night. >> reporter: mitt romney
there. 55 in baltimore this morning as well. kids might want a light jacket. it won't rain today. kids might want a light jacket or long sleeved shirt at the bus stop or walking early. dew point temperatures yesterday afternoon were in the low 40s. they've risen a bit overnight but still very comfortable. dew point here in washington is now 52. it is possible in a few spots the temperature reaches that due point, we could see a little fog develop here early this morning. otherwise, lots of sunshine in the forecast and we continue to be under the influence of a big dome of high pressure. that area of high pressure is going to be a slow mover so today, tomorrow, and friday too looks fantastic with lots of sunshine. will be a little warmer tomorrow with highs in the mid volunteer. this is our next weather feature of note. that is a cold front which will get in here late friday. really, i think during the day on saturday, bring us some cloud cover with a couple of showers around here now. yesterday, we thought it would get here sunday. looks like it will get here a day sooner. winds light
was flown to baltimore shock trauma it's unclear how he fell. police are investigating. >>> and fox 5 is monitoring metro tonight. taking metro this weekend, expect delays and three redline stations will replace the work. four others will have limited service. the repairs start at 10 and continue through the system closing sunday night. >>> a traffic alert for drivers in northern virginia. a new ramp and flyover bridge will open tomorrow, directly connecting the dulles access highway and the beltway. this is a view from sky fox. the hope is that it will improve safety and convenience for drivers going to dulles airport and anyone else using the toll road and also meant to ease congestion around the beltway and route 267. >>> up next on fox 5 news at 5, a big night at national stadium as steven straussburg gears up for his last home game. we'll talk to an expert about why he is being shut down with the playoffs around the corner. gary. >> and not a bad night for a ball game out there in. it's a little on the warm side. a little on the humid side and if it rains at nats park tonight, th
degrees at reagan national, 59 baltimore, 64 annapolis, and 62 at quantico, to the north frederick at 52. hagerstown at 53. martinsburg 57. dulles 56. and cull pepper a 5. so it's going to be a very sun-filled day today. by midday, expect to see about 74 degrees for your temperature. we'll be about 75 by the 5:00 hour. now, the winds are going to pick up this afternoon so be aware of that. they will be gusting, moving in from the northwest at about 25 miles per hour. and that is certainly going to make it feel a little cooler as we head through into the course of the afternoon. so just be prepared. but our high today 78 degrees. let's check in with traffic now. here's julie wright. >> reporter: more troubles to report this time around in virginia. an accident southbound 286 the fairfax county parkway traveling south before you reach the burke center parkway accident under the hover pass. the left side of the road is blocked. heavy and slow near 123 towards this accident scene. northbound on 286 key mill road another cash to report so not an easy commute this morning on 286 the fairfax co
for a memorial fund set up in marckel's name. >>> a bail hearing for a baltimore teen charged with shooting another student on the first day of school has been postponed. the attorney for 15-year-old robert gladden, jr. has requested the delay saying the teen has been on a suicide watch while being treated at a psychiatric hospital. gladden as excused of opening fire in the cafeteria of perry hall high school. police say one. bullets hit a boy in the back. he is expected to be okay. >>> fo three years ago that killed nine people. this animation shows what happens. notice, as the front train enters the faulty track circuit, the computer system fails to direct it and automatically accelerates the next train causing the collision. vague real time monitoring system in place now could prevent another deadly accident. accident. >>> pepco is back on the hot seat. it is their turn to explain why millions of customers suffered days without power after the derecho that tore through the d.c. area in june. le maryland public service commission began the hearings yesterday mostly with baltimore gazarek
through howard county and baltimore county. it's moving away, leaving the bigger part of the rain. still there will be lingering showers left coming in for the morning rush. umbrella ready today with a chance of showers, a milder start. 57 to 64 degrees around 8:00 a.m. by the noon hour, cloud cover. most of the rain is going to be north, up around northern maryland. temperatures by noontime, 74 to 77 degrees. for your afternoon commute, much warmer with a high of 84. it's the afternoon rush where we have the best chance of showers. i'll be back at 4:41 with your four-day forecast. right now, first 4 traffic. >> thanks, veronica. >>> checking the roadways. still dealing with a work zone in place if you're taking the inner loop of the beltway. really trying to access the ramp. construction happening on the ramp. it may be slowing you down a bit still, but it should be wrapping up soon. if you're traveling the inner loop of the beltway at kenilworth avenue, i did see construction on the right side, blocking the right lanes, but that's gone. looks like your travel lanes are open as you cont
't going to let that happen, that's out of the park. grand slam as they fall 9-5. baltimore now a game and a half back in the american league east. redskins offensive tackle. trent williams got some good news. just a bone bruise. the team saying his status is day-to-day. the redskins pass defense ranks 31st in the nfl. and the skins have yet to hold a team to under 30 points this season. mike shanahan, what say ye? >> we've played much better at the secondary. our secondary has to be much better than we played on sunday. i'll let you guys look at that film and break it down. i'm just joking, guys, just joking. having fun with you. but, no, for obvious reasons. that's an area of concern. you asked me why we give up how many points and how many yards, you've got to give a specific area. we've got to be better as a group and we're going to work on that this week and hope we improve. >> producer heather schwartz -- heather mcdunnough, she just got married. he always has to tell us he's joking. >> there wasn't much to laugh about yesterday. about yesterday. >> yeah. this message. experience
employees. >> three other americans were also killed in the attack. >>> a baltimore county judge postponed a bail hearing for a teenager charged with shooting a fellow student the first day of class. the attorney for 15-year-old robert gladden jr. requested the delay saying the teen had been on suicide watch while being treated at a psychiatric hospital. during a news conference today gland's attorney said prior to the shooting the -- gladden's attorney said prior to the shooting the teen wrote a text saying it would be the last day of his life. >> acting out in a terrible fashion in the hopes that somebody other than him would pull the trigger on him and he would perish. i think he expected and desired to be killed. as sad as that is, i think that's the reality of this case. >> the judge granted the delay pending a mental health assessment. gladden is accused of opening fire in the cafeteria at harry hall high school. one of the bullets hit student daniel borowy in the back. borowy is expected to be okay. >>> tomorrow back in the hot seat for pepco. the maryland public service commission
, a democrat from baltimore county. he asked the owner of the baltimore ravens to silence linebacker brendan iandanagio for supporting gay marriage rights in maryland and he support delegate burns an outspoken and we should say a profanity-laced letter saying in part as i suspect you have not read the constitution, i would like to remind you that the very first, the very first amendment in this founding document deals with the freedom of speech. he also said i can assure you that gay people getting married will have zero affect on your life. they won't come into your house and steal your children. you know what having these rights will make gays do? full-fledged american citizens just like everyone else with the freedom to per sue happiness and all that entails. we reached out to delegate burns and he would not give us a comment. let's expand with the story now. the discussion about the controversy. noah brand is the editor-in- chief of the good men project, an online magazine fostering a discussion around manhood and the question, what does it mean to be a good man? he joining us by skype.
national airport. 74 at baltimore. 77 in annapolis. 72 fredericksburg to the south. 76 at dulles. 73 at culpeper. fairly mild. looking for a high of 90 degrees today. a very light southerly wind from 5 to 10 miles per hour. mostly sunny skies. we do have a slight chance, maybe around the 4:00, 5:00 of a light passing shower. we'll watch that. overall, mainly dry conditions across the entire region. the weekend, some changes are coming. talking about a wet saturday, but not a weekend washout. i think you'll be happy to see what we've got going on at the end of the weekend. and as well, that all important seven-day forecast. i'll have all the details in a little bit. back to you. >>> thank you. president barack obama asked the nation to trust him with a second term. he wrapped up the democratic national convention in charlotte last night. >> president obama told the delegates in the hall and the nation watching at home that the nation has a fundamental choice in november. nicole collins is live with the top story. >> reporter: good morning. in the last few minutes new job numbers have
: but harvard sophomore eliza hashme from baltimore says there's a culture fostered by the school of collaborative learning and wonders if this is an innocent extension of that. >> if you are studying with the entire students the same semester it may be as a result of your studying with them. >> reporter: but her mother thinks the students door smart to not realize what they were doing and is glad the university isn't looking the other way. >> you can see what is happening the last three, four years in the banking system everywhere. we know what's right and wrong, but sometimes in the whole peer group, there's peer pressure. >>> coming up a man who is $24 million richer comes forward and tells us what he did when he bought the winning powerball ticket. >> the lincoln memorial reflecting pool is reopened to the public and yes, this is legal. >>> get ready to fork over extra cash this holiday weekend. gas prices jumped 31 cents in august to $3.83 a gallon, the biggest jump we've seen since last april. if that trend continues, this labor day weekend could be the most expensive labor
. health officials shut down monarch med spa, north of baltimore. all three patients went to the spa in the past six weeks and developed severe cases of infections. those infections are usually mild but can be deadly if it infects the lungs or blood. officials from monarch med spa released a statement saying it is always concerned for the well-being of its patients. >> today the space shuttle endeavor will arrive in california. the shuttle is in houston right now. it landed there after giving residents along the gulf coast a pretty good photo on. endeavor will fly over houston, texas, and tuscan, arizona, today, before it lands at edwards air force base in california. it will then fly to l.a.x. tomorrow and eventually go on display at the california science center. >>> mike shanahan says the team sin vest gaiting death threats against wide receiver josh morgan. some fans are still furious over this unsportsmanlike penalty morgan received late in last sunday's loss to the rams. the penalty forced the skins to attempt a 62-yard field goal to tie the game. billy cundiff missed that kick
, current temperatures, 66 at reagan national, 64 baltimore, 67 at annapolis, 64 fredericksburg, 61 degrees at winchester, 63 at dulles, and 59 degrees at frederick. so a pretty refreshing start to your day. a lot cooler than it has been over the course of the past couple of weeks or so. no shortage of sunshine in my forecast today. by midday 74 degrees. you will have to deal with some winds today. they will be pushing in from the northwest and we'll get a little bit gusty by this afternoon picking up to at least 25 miles per hour. so be prepared for that. but overall, we are not doing too badly and we're talking a high today of 78 degrees. back to you. >>> our big story this morning, you couldn't have scripted it any better for robert griffin iii. the 21-year-old lived up to the hype and threw for two touchdowns and ran for 42 yards. >> fellow rookie alfred morris led the ground attack with two touchdowns. the redskins won 40- 32. >> we could have scored a few more points but nothing is ever perfect. so you know there were some passes i wish i had back. there are some plays i wish i had ba
, we've got cool temperatures, 61 at gaithersburg. 63 at baltimore. 62 at dulles. we're feeling that fall chill out there. we're not alone. take a look at this, across areas of the dakotas, 36 degrees right now, unbelievable, 37 in areas of the northern plains. so that's a pretty good indication of the cooler air that's really settling in. we're going to get a gradual warmup as we move through the course of the week. northwesterly flow today, plenty of sunshine. ridge of high pressure in control. that's going to hold us into the week. much cooler, but we'll see plenty of sunshine. by midday today, 76 degrees, sunny and pleasant. and our high today is going to be 77 degrees. light northwesterly winds, as i mentioned. and sunny skies, dry and cooler. by tonight, we'll have temperatures into the 50s. that's going to be pretty much everywhere. our accuweather seven-day forecast, look at this run of sunshine. not bad at all. there is a chance, however, that we could see a spotty shower once we get into the weekend, saturday, maybe sunday, because of another frontal system coming thro
tomorrow and still sunny enough, 82 quantico, 76 annapolis, baltimore about 79 and martinsburg, i expect your high temperature to come in right around 80 degrees. we want to show you the weekend manner. we've got this front that will come through. it looks like most of the action is overnight and not much action. i think the front will run out of moisture. saturday maybe an early morning cloud, but i think sun will break through and a temperature of 78 degrees with a refreshing breeze out of the northwest. sunday about the same temperature, but we start out sunny and might cloud up later at night. that's from a system that will be developing down to the gulf coast that might start moving toward our area for monday. the weekend now looks really good, so nice that maybe you're tempted to take advantage of ocean city this weekend. the water is about 74 degrees. it will be partly sunny both days. notice the wind direction out of the northeast at 10. that's why those temperatures are similar to the water temperature at 74, our air temperature at ocean city this weekend between 75 and 78 degre
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-7. mountaineers up 17-14. smith finds austin, the baltimore native wide open for that score. terps not giving up throw. look at the moves by this guy. he a super star, and a true freshman, making people miss, he will go. finds the end zone, terpks÷ú lee with their head held high. there is no such good thing as a good loss. >> there are no moral victories. we don't play the game and put the effort and time we get into to you know, walk v:away feelin good. we lost. it takes another chunk out of you when you lose. >> the guys fought hard, the bottom line, we came up short. we will just keep getting better and working to make ourselves better. >>ç more from the college grid iron, first home game for navy. taking on vmi. pick it up, tied at three. miller, keeps it safe here, busting into the end zone for a seven-yard touchdown. up 10-3. navy leading 20-3, and look who it is. miller time. breaking tackles all over the field. he will leap over a defenders. miller is gone. 40-yard run for the quarterback. 403 rushing yards, theyç cruz the first win of the year. they avoid the 0-3 start. a couple m
'll be sentenced in november. >>> baltimore ravens and cleveland browns, tonight fans of both teams might have something in common to cheer about. thursday night football game will be officiated by the nfl's regular crews for the first time this season. dan hellie here now with more on that. this is good news. >> vance, all is good in the football world, at least for now. the nfl has its officials back starting with the browns/ravens game. the league had locked out the officials during the contract negotiations. nfl commissioner roger goodell and mike shanahan, among those who are relieved to have the new eight-year deal in place. >> it's good to get them back. and i have nothing against replacement officials, in fact i thought they really did a pretty good job. but it's hard if you don't have the practice. it's nice to get the pros back for obvious reasons. and i know they gave us their best shot. it's tough to really be good when you don't have the practice. >> labor negotiations, and labor management disputes are difficult periods. and what's most difficult about it is, you have the two par
is at m & t stadium in baltimore this morning. stephanie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. standee ovations at this stadium are reserved for the home team, the baltimore ravens, the fans crazy about their team, but last night other pros took to the field that they were even happier to see. >> tipping their kips to the appreciative fans here at m & t bank stadium. >> reporter: nfl refs are used to boos and abuse. they aren't used to standing ovations, but thursday night in baltimore that's exactly what they got. >> we are excited to have the real refs back. >> tucker the kick. >> reporter: the first nfl game of the season to be refereed by full-time experienced officials. >> i think the players know. i think the coaches know, and we can all get back to concentrating on football. >> reporter: this season began with the lockout imposed by the league and a team of less experienced replacement refs. >> i mean, i'm sure the replacement refs are really nice people, and they tried their best, but they were in way over their head. >> oh, baby, just good, and the patriots
for its firsts. in 1832, the first dnc was held in a baltimore saloon. a hundred years later, franklin delano roosevelt was the first major party candidate to accept the nomination in person. in 1940, fdr's wife eleanor was the first woman to address a national political convention. in 1984, geraldine ferraro was the first woman placed on the national ticket by a major party. in 2000, the first jewish candidate. and this year, the first hispanic to deliver the keynote address at the dnc. preparations for the four-day convention have been under way for months. the time warner arena is going through a $7 million renovation. 400 seats will be temporarily removed to make room for the stage, podium, and of course television cameras. >> from day one, all of our efforts, from format to funding, have maintained a singular focus, to put on the most open and accessible convention in history. >> reporter: mayor anthony fox hopes the convention will showcase what the queen city has to offer. >> the convention will beincredh carolina to demonstrate that we are a dynamic, diverse, and vibrant state,
at traffic. >>> let's head up to 95 in maryland. bw beltway clear between the baltimore beltway and the capitol beltway. over to 395 you're clear heading over to the 14th street bridge. as you cross over the 14th street bridge, you're clear as you head into the district. aaron and eun? >> thank you, danella. >>> coming up on 5:12, the decision that could keep nude photos of princess katherine out of the tabloid >>> going on the offensive. >>> republican nominee mitt romney is in damage control mode this morning after some controversial comments. the hidden camera video was taken at a private fund-raiser in may and first obtained by liberal magazine "mother jones" and then by nbc news. >> for the past three years, all everybody's been told is don't worry, we'll take care of you. how are you going to do it in two months before the elections to convince everybody that you've got to take care of yourself. >> there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. all right. there are 47% who are with him, who are dependent on government, who believe that they are
from the vines. after 25 minutes firefighters managed to pull the man out and he was flown to baltimore trauma center for treatment of life threatening injuries. an investigation into what happened is now underway. >>> some encouraging news about home sales. it's becoming a sellers market at least here in d.c. fewer homes are on the market. sales are up. means prices are going up as well. joan cromwell is a local real estate agent and says the d.c. market is generally doing very well, especially compared with the rest of the nation. >> in washington d.c. we're not seeing what they're reporting nationwide. inventory is down significantly. d.c. inventory is down 36%. northern virginia, montgomery county is 30 and 28% respectively. >> with fewer homes on the market buyers can't be as choosey. that's helped drive prices up lately. >>> while home sales are picking up jobs are still hard to find. the unemployment rate fell slightly last month from 8.3 to 8.1%. many analysts say the job numbers are disappointing, not what they expected. >> reporter: the august jobs report is out and there's l
in baltimore, police there still searching for the gunman who shot a man in the stomach on campus. this happened earlier this evening inside a bathroom in the student center. police don't believe the victim nor suspects are students. the victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. >>> now to another big story tonight, a prince george's county high school student shot dead in the street. markel ross was killed while walking to central high. tonight investigators are trying to figure out why. fox 5's paul wagner tells us other students are now worried about their safety. >> reporter: a little over 24 hours after markel ross was killed students at central high were showing off buttons they made in his honor remembering a friend they had known since freshman year. >> to see him go is -- >> reporter: you were a good friend of his, weren't you? >> it's hard because he did nothing to nobody. he was like -- he wasa very nice kid. he always in the books. >> pay lot of sadness going around -- a lot of sadness going around just people mourning the death of markel. he was a real
retreat in baltimore in january of 2010 len months earlier when the president said not as part of negotiation with congress, it is too soon and wrong time to raise taxes. >> in january 2010 unemployment rate is almost two full percentage points higher than now. that is a selective choice. the president never made. >> the economy is weaker now. sir. the economy is weaker. it was a 2.3 percent back then. >> chris, your clip is trying to suggest that the president's leading concern for economic growth is that we not raise taxes on high income people. it is a focus of tax cuts for people that hire, a higher tax cut rather than abolishes estate tax and cutting by billions was dollars. it didn't work in 2001 when the same people proposed it and used it. >> mr. hubbard you were part of the team in 2001. >> first of all governor romney is talking about tax reform and not large tax cuts. my question for austan following yours, why would we believe that four more years of this policy or hiring tax credits or whatever else the president has on the table will take growth to the next levell
very nicely. just a little bit of fog. here is a look at where our temperatures are. 69 at baltimore. we have 71 at hagerstown, 07 at winchester and 66 degrees at culpeper. we've got a weak front to the south of us. not looking at much happening there with that. but this is the big weather maker for tomorrow. today, we're looking at plenty of sunshine for you. there is one of the models that does want to bring is a little bit of wet weather later on this afternoon and our futurecast does show a light, light shower to our northwest at about the 4:00 hour or so. other than that, we are talk nice conditions. it will be hot today though but this is the front. this front will push its way across as we move through into saturday. it will bring us widespread showers and a chance of some thunderstorms so prepare yourself for it. could see a little bit in the early part of the day and than a break and a little bit more in the afternoon. primarily in the afternoon along and ahead of this front is where we expect to see some storms and showers. just prepare yourself accordingly. we've got dry c
the baltimore beltway and the capitol beltway. i'll give you a live look if you're taking 95 at 216, nice and clear north and southbound. connecting to the beltway is not an issue. if you're traveling on the beltway in prince george's county, lanes are open. from i-95 to route 50, you're at 64 miles an hour. etty fast. that will take drivers right now about nine minutes. i'm back in ten. aaron and eun, back over to you. >>> 5:13. 62 degrees. ahead on "news 4 today," how business with a nightclub got a former redskin arrested. >>> 8:00 a.m. that's when the iphone 5 comes out in the u.s. for those in australia, they have already gotten their hands on those hot new phones. this is video from outside a store in sydney. apple booked more than 2 million preorders of the phone, double the first day sales of the iphone 4s. that means iphone fans are camped out, waiting where they've been all night. news 4's tony tull is live outside the apple store in georgetown. are people sleeping in an alley? or is that on the street? either way, it's not a good idea. >> reporter: either way, it's not a good i
and baltimore 68 degrees. the jet stream to the north allowing warm air to head in our way today. southerly air flow. winds light pushing in from the south. will set us up for a day where we expect to see temperatures into the low 90s pretty much everywhere. we'll see some high 80s in some of our neighborhoods. otherwise, not bad at all. not as humid as yesterday for our area. mostly sunny. futurecast wants to bring us a light passing shower between 4:00 and 6:00 today to our north-northwest. we'll watch that. otherwise, looking at mainly a dry day. the weekend isn't looking too bad either. i gave you a hint about sunday. >> very good. thank you. >> let's go to julie now, find out what's happening on the roads. >> happy friday. >> we're going to talk about some events happening tomorrow, as part of our hot lane project in virginia. it's where we find the crew in skyfox. they're above what will be the new ramp coming from the inbound stretch of the dulles toll road onto the beltway into the hot lane zone. that's what you're seeing, the white pavement, the new ramp will lead you from the dulles t
of other spots down to the 50s, 54 gaithersburg, 52 frederick, 61 baltimore, 60 for fredericksburg and you can see culpeper down to 54 degrees and out here we'll find a lot of spots dropping into the 40s. check out our projected low temperatures under clear skies, very dry conditions, 57 for the district, a pair of 49s for gaithersburg and frederick, dulles 48 degrees and culpeper comes in at 49 degrees. a little warmer closer to the bay, annapolis may come in closer to 60 degrees. tonight clear skies mean chilly low temperatures, but 57 for the district, full sunshine tomorrow, a lot more of the same great weather we had today. sunny and crisp with a temperature of 78 degrees. it will be cool in the morning, 60 in the city, but 50s in the suburbs at 8 a.m. by noon 73 degrees, sunshine and 5:00 78 with mostly sunny skies continuing. here's where we're thinking the highs hit tomorrow, again another day in the 70s, maybe on the lower end of the 70s looking out to the western suburbs and 78 degrees in the district. satellite and radar again shows us all the clear skies that we have. you have
in baltimore today to discuss how power companies handled the widespread outages from june's derecho. at 10 a.m. officials will meet with representatives from five companies including pepco and bge. the storm left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. it took days to get all the power restored. >>> tonight, angry drivers will have one time chance to sound off about the proposed dulles toll road rate hikes. it will be the third opportunity in a series of scheduled public hearings. the airport authority's plan would double toll prices by 2015 in order to pay for the silver line metro to dulles. the meeting is at springhill elementary school in mcclain beginning at 5:00. >>> in just about an hour, the washington national cathedral will be holding a memorial service in honor of astronaut neil armstrong. the first man on the moon passed away last month at the age of 82. michael collins the apollo 11 command module pilot and eugene certain anyone the apollo 17 mission commander and the last man to walk on the moon are scheduled to participate in the service. the cathedral is home to a lunar
on the ravens in baltimore. it is going to be clear and cool and shouldn't be too much wind either. so everybody looking forward to that game later on tonight. jenna? >>> dylan, thank you. a supermodel is on a mission today to raise awareness after her beloved golden retriever died on a cross-country flight. she says united airlines is to blame, but the air carrier claims that just isn't true. the story now from nbc's michelle franzen. >> reporter: supermodel maggie rizer has graced the cover of fashion magazines like "vogue" and the catwalk for designers worldwide. after starting a family complete with dogs brea and albert, rizer began blogging about her life. she's been writing and talking about her emotional loss of brea who died this month onboard a cross-country united flight. rizer claims the airline didn't do enough to protect her pet from the heat when she says the plane sat on the tarmac with the engines off. she also says when the family arrived in san francisco, workers could not explain what had happened. >> i was hysterically crying. i didn't know if they had let her out and she had
headed towards the beltway. soil on the washington baltimore parkway. delay in and out river dale continuing inbound on new york city avenue. people hit me on twitter asking me about 5 this among. we had some problem on route 5. accident activity as you travel north bound trying to make your way past mattawoman beantown. we had the crash along 210 at livingston road and marshall hall. that's clear. again, northbound 5. slow moving trip southbound on the george washington parkway approaching key bridge. that's where we have the crash. that's the check of the fox 5 on time traffic. >> julie, thanks. the h street festival kicks off. >> holly will tell you why you want to stop by. >> you do want to stop by. you will learn something about this city that you didn't know before. a lot of this has to do with the new greater h street heritage trail. we are stopping by a few of those stops. this is the first one coming here. we'll talk about that, the festival and why you want to be a part of it coming up next. stay with us. heavy load in america. but mitt romney plan, a middle class to $2,
towards vienna. 19 minutes to georgia avenue. southbound baltimore-washington parkway slow to powdermill. the long haul on southbound 270. live picture at falls road, over an hour commute 85 buck tis town 85 to montrose road 75 miles an hour. >>> laroche, did it stay fair? another home run. >> the nats continue their winning ways 2-1 over the cubs yesterday. adam with his 25th homer of the year. detwiler pitched seven shutout innings 10 days before the team shuts down ace stephen strasburg for the season. >>> in college football, virginia tech kicked off the new season on a high note against georgia tech. the hokies blew a late 4th quarter lead but came from behind to beat the yellowjackets 20-17 in overtime. they got a 41-yard field goal to tie it at the end of regulation then kicked 17 yards to win it in overtime. >>> it's one of the biggest debates during every grocery trip. organic on conventional is coming up, still at 7:00, the new study with surprising results that could help you decide if it's worth extra money. >> later we'll check in with holly morris live in alexandria this mo
with the rush hour. >> and we have had delays southbound on the baltimore washington parkway. our friend sandy is checking in here headed from the veteran's parkway and heading southbound. heading past prince georges hospital. and thank you very much, scorpio, 767 fridge -- 767 for checking in here and continuing to pennsylvania avenue, and of course, inbound new york avenue below speed here as well and this is bandit, who checked in with the delay at a complete standstill across the anacostia and to the traffic light at bladensberg road and southbound along 270 and with lanes open. you will find yourself below speed as you continue to work your trip out of germantown and to the split. that is a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. more of the fox 5 morning news after the break.  that fridge in your kitchen may have crossed this bridge. your new car probably rode these rails. that shipment you just received was tracked by satellite. we build and maintain. we invest and innovate. so we can deliver what america needs. this year alone, freight rail companies plan to spend twenty-th
. >> followed by new orleans. >> yeah. >> after that mardi gras. that's a tough cleanup. >> baltimore. >> b-more is in there. >> los angeles and number five, atlanta. come on, atlanta, can you do better next year. those are your five dirtiest cities. >> chicago not -- chicago's a great city. a plus for chicago. >> people throw things on the street or miss the things, do you pick it up? >> i watched a guy yesterday pour coffee into the mail container. watched him pour -- >> he almost was a garbage can. what's wrong with people? >> do you pick up -- do you call up somebody that doesn't pick up dog poop? >> you get shot in new york. what's wrong with you people. you all live in a different place than i do. >> oh, my gosh. >> a couple of pieces of business, first of all, we want to know what you think. guys. >> what? >> first of all, it was a bad idea bringing you. you started it. seriously. >> we want to know what you think about if it's okay to say if you have a favorite child. should you ever admit it. go to the website on it, and we'll tell you the real reason jimmy fallon is here because h
for a call in that one. >> that one went in favor of the home team in baltimore. that call happened to be correct. here it is on "sunday night football." however, if the credibility of the replacement officials is what it is and it's only getting worse by the week, if you have one of these, even if the call happens to be correct go against a home team, like lupica makes a great point, with incivility being what it is and the fan behavior we see with drinking and barnyard chants on a perceived missed call there, could be a very dangerous situation if one of these calls goes against a home team. >> real, real quickly. belichick, the penalty against him should be or will be what is this. >> a substantial fine. i don't think they will suspend him. >> bob costas, thank you. >> you know what annoys me even more than the replacement officials. >> what? >> getting up early to talk about this. >> the whining, savannah. >> once a year or something. y day for us. >>> let's move to politics now. president obama and mitt romney are fine-tuning their message to voters with the first presidential
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